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activities have started in washington, michelle obama is expected to attend a kid's concert. katy perry, and usher, members of the glee class are performing. the president will take the oath of office in front of hundreds of thousands. you if you attend, the temperatures will be in the mid 30s, bundle up. it's expected to be a little breezy as well. meanwhile the problem break through on the debt ceiling. the house gop said they are considering raising the debt limit for three months, a vote is scheduled next week, more details on that in a bit. >>> today, of course is the last full day of president obama's first term and it's the national day of service. day for giving back. earlier today the president and first lady volunteered at a school in the washington, d.c. area, nbc's ron is standing by the national day of service day tent at the mall and you have a special guest there with you as well, good day to you, sir? >> reporter: hey there, craig. my special guest is being mobbed by the crowd behind me. it's the senior adviser to president obama. she will make her way here in a second.
, michelle obama, an icon, a model when it comes to exercise for a lot of women. how has her work served your cause? >> you know, i think her work has served our cause because she's just shedding light on the issue especially childhood obesity and a lot of our moms think i have to be a good example for my kids and we're doing something that the whole family is doing and we're taking on a healthier lifestyle. >> your website says you brew your own beer, hicks light. >> from one new home brew tore another, how does that job with fitness, ashley? >> you know what? i preach a lifestyle of moderation. i'm not rung a full marathon. occasionally, i can indulge. >> all right. ashley hick, black girls run. fantastic. thank you so much for all that you're doing, as well. >> thank you. >>> former congressman, patrick kennedy waging a war on the legalization of marijuana. kind of ironic, don't you think? why he's taking up the issue. we'll talk about that next. >>> also the organization that got president obama reelected has started a new mission. i'll talk to the man heading that mission and jim me
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